Displaying 1 - 50 of 214 photos from 1939:

Leni Riefenstahl, director of the Triumph of the Will, reacts as Polish civilians are shot by German soldiers 1939
Shepherds listening to music records, Azerbaijan 1939
"Negro boys sitting on bench on street, Waco, Texas" (Original caption by photographer) | Russell Lee, 1939
Joe Arridy(right) is giving his toy train to fellow inmate before leaving to death row. Joe, 23, with the mental age of 5(IQ 48), was executed for rape/murder together with the actual perpetrator. He was smiling till the very end, for he did not understand what is happening. January 6 1939
A boy has come to see the bus, 1939, Finland
A pic of Turkish military exercise in Istanbul against to danger of chemical attack.(1939)
Nationalist Chinese troops with a captured Japanese flag. Winter Offensive, Kunlun Pass, Guangxi, 31 December 1939.
A man arrested for cross-dressing emerging from a police van, New York, 1939
Hitler justifies the invasion of Poland. Hitler speech of September 1, 1939.
When they realized women were using their sacks to make clothes for their children, flour mills of the 1930s started using flowered fabric for their sacks. (1939)
British soldiers from the Cameron Highlanders chalk “Hitler! Look oot, the Jocks are coming”, 1939
German and a Soviet officer shaking hands at the end of the Invasion of Poland, October 1939
King Victor Emmanuel III presiding over the opening ceremony of the XXX Legislature of the Kingdom of Italy, 1939
Robert Wadlow, the tallest human in history, visiting Folsom Prison in 1939 as a spokesman for the International Shoe Company .
Adolf Hitler with field marshal August von Mackensen for his 90th birthday,Brussow,6 December 1939
A young Polish boy returns to what was his home during a pause in the German air raids on Warsaw, Poland. September, 1939.
Madison square garden. On February 20, 1939, 22000 members of the German American Bund, a pro-Nazi group, met for a political meeting. Nazis in New York
British women 'black-shirts' in their uniforms, from the Sir Oswald Mosley's British Union of Fascists and National Socialists, giving the fascist salute, in Liverpool, United Kingdom, c. 1936 - 1939.
No Dog Biscuits Today. London, 1939
King George VI of the United Kingdom and President Franklin Roosevelt of the United States during the King’s visit to the Roosevelt home in Hyde Park, New York, United States, Jun 10, 1939, the day before the famous hot dog picnic.
A girl and her cat, San Antonio, TX, 1939
Soviet and German officers greet each other at the captured Polish city of Brest, 1939
German troops photographed mid dive as they descend towards a pool of water during the Berlin summer Olympics. -1939
Adolf Hitler feeding a squirrel - (Circa: April 1939)
Two American border guards try to restrain a fugitive who has already partially crossed the border with Mexico in El Paso, Texas, USA, October 1, 1939, .
In the Kutno ghetto (Poland) this young Jewish woman manages to smile brightly for the camera as she poses for Hugo Jaeger, Hitler's personal photographer. 1939
New York World’s Fair (1939-40), railroad exhibit of historic locomotives.
Two Berlin motorists making insulting gestures to each other, 1939.
Tiwi people from Bathrust Island in northern Australia (1939)
The last public execution by guillotine, 1939. Eugène Weidmann is placed into position seconds before the blade falls.
A group of anxious Polish youngsters watch a German air raid on the city of Warsaw, 14 September 1939.
"Extremely rare photo of happier times. Representative from Imperial Japan (Gen. Nakamura), the United States (Gen. Walter Short), and Wehrmacht (Gen. Boettickel) observing U.S. Military maneuvers in Upstate New York." August 22, 1939.
A Cherokee girl, Tennessee, 1939
Polish Prime Minister Felicjan Slawoj Składkowski runs to parliament after learning of the Third Reich's withdrawal from the non-aggression pact. Warsaw, 5 May 1939.
Klansmen riding in a black neighborhood with a noose to warn African Americans not to vote in the elections. Miami, Florida 1939
Guard with a sign saying "Halt! Danger! Tresspassers will be shot!" in front of Gdańsk Train Station on the morning of September 1, 1939. Photo taken by Hans Sönnke.
I.V Stalin smiles after signing the German - Soviet Non Aggression pact , 23 August 1939
A man standing in the lumberyard of Seattle Cedar Lumber Manufacturing (1939)
Admiral Byrd’s Snow Cruiser passes through traffic and onlookers before halting for the night in Framingham, Massachusetts, on November 12, 1939.
Hutsul newlyweds. Western Ukraine (then part of the Second Polish Republic). Picture taken between 1925 and 1939
A Veteran Who served on the Battlefields of the German Empire's former African Colonies as a part of Schutztruppe unit adorns the official reichskolonialbund regalia and an iconic slouch hat while participating in a State Ceremony honouring Veterans of the Great War, Germany, 4 June 1939,
A German soldier has fun with his German shepherd, 1939-45.
A pedestrian attempts to leap across a flooded road near Hyde Park in London, August 1939.
Schlörwagen: The bizarre German car that was super-aerodynamic but very impractical, 1939
Poles sentenced to death without trial face the firing squad in Nazi-occupied Poland, 9 September 1939
Emperor of Japan Hirohito and Empress Nagako with their children, at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo - 1939
Deutschland-class pre-dreadnought battleship SMS Schleswig-Holstein enters Danzig August 25, 1939.
Members of the German expedition to Tibet entertaining Tibetan diplomats. Lhasa, 1938-1939. Photo taken by Ernst Krause.
Last Public Execution By Guillotine, France 1939
Winston Churchill October 1939 at the Westerham Chartwell country house in Kent, England. Photo: 2048 x 1308 - Colorized by me.
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